One question raised after doing this first trial for this new project was: Is this for children? Well, why not? But sometimes I don’t really know the answer.
Here are some of the preceding steps. The first rough had too much drama to it, that I am a little embarassed to bring it up here… hmm… oh, well:
Then this one:
I had the composition refined, and then used some old beauty commercials to build the texture of the apple:
And for those who like to explore the tiny details, here you go: